seniors

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Atlantic Canada’s population is getting older faster

The four Atlantic provinces have the largest share of residents over the age of 65 in Canada.


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Ontario’s population may grow by 30 per cent, from 14.2 to 18.5 million.


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Canadians may be forced to contribute up to an extra $3,250 more to the CPP each year.


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Accounting for non-pension assets in projections of future retirement income makes a difference.


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A higher CPP benefit could trigger a reduction in federal (and provincial) government benefits targeted at low-income seniors.


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The percentage of seniors living in low-income has consistently fallen over the past four decades.


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National Pharmacare appears to be regarded by many as a panacea for the woes of the present hodgepodge of provincial drug plans, but some provinces seem to view it as an opportunity to alleviate the strain on their drug budgets.